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Annual report



Annual report


Northern Territory. Legislative Assembly. Sessional Committee on Constitutional Development


Parliamentary reports; ParliamentNT




Period: 1 July 1991 to 30 June 1992; 1 July 1994 to 30 June 1995




Northern Territory. Legislative Assembly. Sessional Committee on Constitutional Development -- Periodicals.; Constitutional law -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals.

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Northern Territory Government

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1 volume ; 25 cm.

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Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

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Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory



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Sub-Coniniittee Menzbership To implement the Committee's Terms of Reference to the diverse geographically located NT communities and centres, nine sub-committees have been established to take evidence and to promote discussion and awareness of constitutional issues. Detail of sub-committee membership 1991192 is under Appendix 3. Functions of the Coniniittee The Committee derives its authority from the Northern Territory {Self Government) Act 1978 (Cth) and the Legislative Assembly (Powers and Privileges) Act. Apart from operating as a Committee, the Committee has power to appoint sub-committees and to refer to any such sub-committee any matter that the Committee is empowered to examine. Four members of the Committee constitute a quorum of the Committee and two members of a sub-committee constitute a quorum of the sub-committee. The Committee or any sub-committee also has the power to: (a) send for persons. papers and records: (b) to adjourn from place to place; (c) to meet and transact business in public or private session; (d) to sit during any adjournment of the Assembly; (e) print from day to day such papers and evidence as may be ordered by it; and (f) unless otherwise ordered by the Committee, a daily flansard shall be published of such proceedings of the Committee as take place in public. Hearings and Meetings Meetings of the Committee usually follow one of the following formats : Public Hearings Hearings are open to the public, including the media . The media may report any public session of the Committee, unless otherwise ordered by the Committee. Submissions. can be in written form or presented orally to the Committee. 6

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